Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex Resources
Evans, Cheryl B. What Does God Think?: Transgender People and The Bible. Ontario, Canada: Cheryl B. Evans, 2017. An evangelical mother of a trans person makes her faith-based perspective clear: all are welcome.
Fiedler, Bronwyn and Douglas Ezzy. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Christians: Queer Christians, Authentic Selves. NY: Bloomsbury, 2017. The difficult negotiations of being queer in a heteronormative religious world make for informative reading.
Hartke, Austen. Transforming: The Bible and the Lives of Transgender Christians. Louisville, KY : Westminster John Knox Press, 2018. The lives of trans people prove that people come in many beautiful, faith-filled bodies.
Herzer, Linda Tatro. The Bible and the Transgender Experience: How Scripture Supports Gender Variance. Cleveland: Pilgrim Press, 2017. An accessible approach to complicated biblical issues with a look toward how helpful new interpretations can be for creating inclusive communities.
Hornsby, Teresa J., and Deryn Guest. Transgender, Intersex, and Biblical Interpretation. Atlanta : SBL Press, 2016. Given centuries of reading the Bible as though the gender-binary were given, this volume opens the possibilities for a far more inclusive, non-binary reading.
Isherwood, Lisa and Marcella Althaus-Reid, Editors. Trans/formations. London: SCM Press, 2009. A bold and exciting collection of essays marking new territory in religious conversation and begins no one’s pardon for sexual/gender diversity.
Kolodny, Debra R. Editor. Blessed Bi Spirit: Bisexual People of Faith. New York: Continuum, 2000. Few resources exist to explain the ‘B’ in LGBTIQ. This collection of reflections from different religious traditions is an important read.
Mollenkott, Virginia Ramey. Omnigender: A Trans-Religious Approach. Cleveland: Pilgrim Press, 2001. Evangelical feminist Virginia Ramey Mollenkott lays out the contours of a transgender-inclusive faith.
Mollenkott, Virginia R. and Vanessa Sheridan. Transgender Journeys. Cleveland: Pilgrim Press, 2003. The lives of transgender people are a powerful witness to the need for welcoming all as who they claim to be.
Tanis, Justin. Trans-gendered: Theology, Ministry, and Communities of Faith. Cleveland: Pilgrim Press, 2003. A much-used primer on how trans people bring such richness to the Christian mix.
Wilcox, Melissa. Queer Religiosities: An Introduction to Queer and Transgender Studies. Lanham, Md.: Rowman and Littlefield, forthcoming, 2020. Watch for this volume from a professor who writes extensively in the field.